Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Recalls Children’s Watches Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

Watch battery current interacting with nickel in the watch’s stainless steel back can cause skin irritation and/or burning sensations to children who are allergic to nickel.

Recall date: February 16, 2011
Recall number: 11-133

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Children’s Light-up Watches

Hazard:

Watch battery current interacting with nickel in the watch’s stainless steel back can cause skin irritation and/or burning sensations to children who are allergic to nickel.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Walt Disney Parks and Resorts at (877) 560-6477 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website atwww.waltdisneyworld.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,200

Description

This recall involves Buzz Lightyear, Tinker Bell and Lightning McQueen brand light-up watches. The Buzz Lightyear watch has a blue band with a blue outline on the face of the watch. The Tinker Bell watch has a purple band and purple crystals on the face of the watch. The Lightning McQueen watch has a red band and a red outline on the face of the watch. Each model watch is sold separately and is intended for children ages three years and older. All have a light up function that enables a child to press a button to illuminate colorful lights on the dial of the watch. A tracking code is engraved on the back of the watch, as well as printed on the back of the packaging. The tracking code is: K130-6377-7-10187.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received six reports of children receiving skin irritation or burning sensations while wearing the watch.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the recalled watch away from children and contact Walt Disney Parks and Resorts for instructions on returning the watch for a $40 refund.

Sold at

DISNEYLAND® Resort stores in California, WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort stores in Florida, The Treasure Ketch and Cast Member shops on the Disney Cruise Ship, and Disney’s Earport Shop and The Magic of Disney Shop located at the Orlando International Airport in Florida from November 2010 through January 2011 for about $30.

Manufacturer(s)

Time Industrial Manufactory Limited, of Hong Kong

Importer(s)

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, of Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Manufactured in

China